Document GRSG-122-36
UN R160: Proposal to amend Supplement 1
Status: Superseded
Discussions and Outcomes
186th WP.29 session (7-11 Mar 2022)
This proposal (WP.29/2022/25/Rev.1) was adopted by the World Forum. Thirty-nine Contracting Parties out of the 56 applying UN R160 were present for the vote by AC.1. Thirty-seven voted in favor with zero against and two abstaining.
122nd GRSG session (12-15 Oct 2021)

106. The expert from the Netherlands, a Co-Chair of the IWG on EDR/DSSAD, presented documents GRSG-122-36 which is a proposal to revise document ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2021/33 (Proposal for supplement 1 to UN Regulation No. 160) and GRSG-122-37 which is a proposal to revise document ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2021/34 (Proposal for supplement 1 to 01 Series of amendments to UN Regulation No. 160).

107. The expert from China applauded the work done by the expert from the Netherlands on behalf of the IWG on EDR/DSSAD and appreciated his dedication to the group. He expressed his concerns on the problem with different definitions of the same elements in different UN Regulations, he further expressed concerns that sometimes, different English terms could have the same meaning. He proposed that non-English speaking countries find a way to harmonize resolutions and advised the use of limited English terms to prevent confusion in the use of words.

108. The expert from Netherlands said that the document is a base document for the 1958 Agreement and Contracting Parties to the UN Regulation No. 160 and a few GTRs and they could make some additions to this document to clarify the meaning of the various definitions.

109. GRSG adopted document ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2021/33 as amended by GRSG-122-36 to be submitted to WP.29 and AC.1 for voting at their March 2022 sessions. GRSG also adopted document ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2021/34 as amended by GRSG-122-37 to be submitted to WP.29 and AC.1 for voting at their March 2022 sessions.